Bond Progress


BUILDING FOR STUDENT SUCCESS


 

 22 School Projects $172.5 Million in Funding 


WITH BOND’S APPROVAL, BOISE SCHOOL DISTRICT CAN NOW MOVE FORWARD ON SCHOOL PROJECTS

Following successful passage of the March 14, 2017 bond measure to reinvest in our neighborhood schools and communities, Boise District leaders can now proceed with five priority projects.

Work is now planned this summer on the following first phase projects:

  • Expansion of the Dennis Career-Technical Education Center to accommodate new programs in electrical, heating and air conditioning and plumbing. Scheduled completion: Fall 2018
  • An expansion of Timberline High School to handle growth in Southeast Boise. Scheduled completion: Fall 2018
  • Construction of a new Amity Elementary School to replace the 1979 building with an earthen roof plagued with leaks. Scheduled completion: Fall 2018
  • Renovation of the old 1936 Boise High gym and improvement of performing arts classrooms. Scheduled completion: Winter 2018

In addition, the District is currently working through the process regarding Whittier: 

  • Construction of a new Whittier Elementary School to address overcrowding, safety issues and critical facility needs. 

Over a ten-year period, the bond will fund improvements in every school, including:

  • 22 major capital projects
  • Build 6 new elementary school on their current sites
  • A new elementary school in the Harris Ranch area
  • Historic remodels of Collister and Washington elementary schools
  • Expansion of job-training classes matched to the needs of local employers
  • Expansion of Timberline High School
  • Remodel of Boise High School’s old gymnasium
  • Expansion of physical education and music spaces at 11 schools
  • Funding for ongoing maintenance and repairs for every school in the District